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Something's missing from Jordan Spieth's March Madness bracket

Jordan Spieth's bracket
Jordan Spieth via Twitter
Who would be Kansas' opponent in the NCAA final game? Jordan Spieth forgot to pick a winner in one of the national semifinal games.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, March 17, 2016 | 5:52 p.m.

Justin Rose knocks in eagle from 112 yards out at Arnold Palmer Invitational

Justin Rose with Graeme McDowell
PGA Tour via YouTube
Justin Rose (l) got a handshake from Graeme McDowell after sinking his approach shot for an eagle on the par-4 third hole at Bay Hill.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, March 17, 2016 | 1:16 p.m.

Jackie Burke can still blast 'em down the range at age 93

Jackie Burke
Steve Elkington via Twitter
Jackie Burke still has the sweet swing than won him both the Masters and PGA Championship in 1956.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Tuesday, March 15, 2016 | 8:55 p.m.

Arnold Palmer won't hit ceremonial tee shot at Masters, says Augusta National

Arnold Palmer at the Masters
USA Today Sports Images
Arnold Palmer cited soreness in his shoulder in deciding not to hit a ceremonial tee shot at the Masters next month.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Published: Tuesday, March 15, 2016 | 12:48 p.m.

Steve Stricker jars wedge shot from 150 yards out for eagle at the Valspar Championship

Steve Stricker
PGA Tour via YouTube
Steve Stricker rode his unlikely eagle to a share of the halfway lead at Innisbrook.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, March 11, 2016 | 7:56 p.m.

Mark Wahlberg makes a hole-in-one with a Rory McIlroy golf ball

Mark Wahlberg
Mark Wahlberg via Twitter
Mark Wahlberg showed off the Rory McIlroy-stamped ball he used to make a hole-in-one on Friday.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, March 11, 2016 | 3:38 p.m.

Blayne Barber sinks 148-yard shot for eagle at Valspar Championship

Blayne Barber
PGA Tour via YouTube
Blayne Barber threw his arms in the air when his second shot on the par-4 sixth hole jumped into the cup for a long-distance eagle.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, March 10, 2016 | 6:44 p.m.

Rory McIlroy answers questions from students at his high school in Northern Ireland

Rory McIlroy
USA Today Sports Images
In all honesty, I never actually did anything wrong (in my eyes, at least) at school," Rory McIlroy told the students at Sullivan Upper School in Northern Ireland.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, March 10, 2016 | 4:23 p.m.

E-Z-GO to sponsor car in NASCAR Xfinity Series race in Phoenix this weekend

E-Z-GO sponsored NASCAR race car
Brandon Jones via Twitter
The No. 33 Chevrolet Camaro will be driven by Brandon Jones and is owned by Richard Childress Racing, one of the sport's powerhouse organizations.
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, March 10, 2016 | 12:40 p.m.

Lydia Ko putts with Stephen Curry and Golden State Warriors on court

Lydia Ko and Stepehn Curry
Lydia Ko via Twitter
"So cool to meet you," Lydia Ko said on Twitter of her meeting with Stephen Curry. She also said, "I'll give you a couple shots a side when we tee it up."
By John Holmes
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Wednesday, March 09, 2016 | 4:18 p.m.

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